Essays Tagged: "millimeters"

"Little Green Men or Just Little Microscopic Organisms? - the question of Life on Mars"

from Stanford, Claude Maechling and Richard Zare, dissected three meteorites that were about 2 to 8 millimeters long and found trace elements of a big mumbo jumbo word-- polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbo ...

(2 pages) 78 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


fecal pellets, called scybala. The classic lesion is a threadlike, wavy, gray-white papule several millimeters in length. It typically appears on the wrists, elbows, belt line, the aureole in women, ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The controversial use of steriods in athletics.

ver, at the very top of each sport the difference between first and second place may be measured in millimeters, not centimeters, and fractions of a second rather than any feasible amount of time. Whe ...

(5 pages) 191 1 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

How does CD technology work?

ble and easy to manufacture package.Compact Disc'sA CD is just a simple piece of plastic, about 1.2 millimeters thick. The main part of a CD is made up of an injection-molded piece of clear polycarbon ...

(4 pages) 51 1 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Outline of Leprosy

ich causes leprosy, is a rod-like bacillus with parallel sides and rounded ends measuring 2-7 micro-millimeters in length and 0.3-0.4 micro-millimeters in width. It can only be seen under the electron ...

(4 pages) 72 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Water Penny Beetle

er-like gills on the front. Adults are brown or black oval with soft bodies measuring from 4.5 to 6 millimeters in length.The life cycle of the water penny beetle lasts from 21 to 24 months. They depo ... it between 400 to 600 eggs in a 5 centimeter square patch. The bright yellow eggs are from 0.5 to 2 millimeters in diameter. Egg laying usually occurs from June to late August, and hatching occurs in ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Virtual Colonoscopy

ted 55% of patients. The traditional version is 100% accurate. This procedure was done on tumors 10 millimeters in diameter. Another test preformed was on tumors that were smaller then 6 millimeters. ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Anatomy:The Male Reproductive System

three centimeters in diameter. ( These are only averages and estimates, actual size may very a few millimeters.) Also each testis is surrounded by tough white fibrous connective tissue capsule, or re ...

(5 pages) 50 0 1.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Human anatomy Bio 215 case studies part 1

black, sometimes with patches of red, white, or blue.* D is for DIAMETER: The area is larger than 6 millimeters (about ¼ inch -- the size of a pencil eraser) or is growing larger.Superficial sp ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Correlation between height and hand and foot size

measured them with a ruler. It was decided that it was more effective to use centimeters opposed to millimeters or inches. It gives us a more accurate reading and is easier for us to round off. When m ...

(1 pages) 3106 0 1.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


using a metric ruler and rounding the results in centimeters. Then, we measured and recorded it in millimeters.Area Determination 3. The area of the filter paper was 128.7 g/cm3.Use formula"¦p ...

(2 pages) 1619 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Three-toed Sloth

rprisingly not a very big mammal. The sloth is only around two feet tall, which is about 420 to 800 millimeters tall. ( It also weighs only around 3.6 to 4. ...

(3 pages) 2373 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

How to have beautiful feet

ay basis.First thing we have to do is to cut your toenails. It should be no longer than a couple of millimeters over the edge of the toe.Make sure we cut them neatly and leave no sharp edges. Then use ...

(2 pages) 16 1 3.5 Dec/2008

Subjects: Art Essays

Aquifer Depletion

all or snow melting from the mountains. These aquifers can be recharged a few feet in a day or mere millimeters in a week. Fossil aquifers do not replenish their water supply and once they are deplete ...

(3 pages) 1650 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science